Tetrarch of Abilene, 1st half of the 1st cent. AD
Tetrarch of Abilene who was introduced by the evangelist Luke (Lc 3:1) for the purpose of synchronization, in the 15th year of the emperor Tiberius = October 27 - September AD 28. He must have died before 37, since Caligula gave his territory to Herodes  Agrippa I at that time.
L. Boffo, Iscrizioni Greche e Latine per lo studio della Bibbia, 1994, 171ff.
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